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Trek Marlin 5



Cross Country

Weight / M - 14.59 kg / 32.17 lbs (with tubes)

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The 2020 Trek Marlin 5 is an Cross Country Aluminium / Alloy mountain bike. It sports 29" and 27.5" wheels, is priced at $550 USD and has SR Suntour suspension. The bike is part of Trek's Marlin range of mountain bikes.

Marlin 5 is a trail-worthy daily rider that's perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A front suspension fork with 100mm of travel, 21 speeds, and mounts for a rack and kickstand make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike. 

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  • Frame
    Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR
  • Fork
    SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset on 29ers, 100mm travel (13.5: 80mm travel)
  • Wheels
    Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled
  • Wheel Size
    29" 27.5"
  • Tires
    Bontrager XR2, 29x2.20˝ front, 29x2.0˝ rear (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5x2.20˝)
  • Chain
    KMC Z51
  • Crank
    Shimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24
  • Shifters
    Shimano Altus M310, 7 speed
  • Brakeset
    Tektro HD-275 hydraulic disc (13.5 & 15.5: Tektro HD-276 short reach lever)
  • Handlebar
    Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise
  • Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada
  • Seatpost
    Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset
  • Stem
    Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 7 degree, Blendr compatible
  • Grips
    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on
  • Headset
    1-1/8˝ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings


Q: How much is a 2020 Trek Marlin 5?

A 2020 Trek Marlin 5 is typically priced around $550 USD when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: Where to buy a 2020 Trek Marlin 5?

The 2020 Trek Marlin 5 may be purchased directly from Trek.

Q: How much does a 2020 Trek Marlin 5 weigh?

A 2020 Trek Marlin 5 weights M - 14.59 kg / 32.17 lbs (with tubes).

Q: What size wheels does the 2020 Trek Marlin 5 have?

The 2020 Trek Marlin 5 has 29" and 27.5" wheels.

Q: What size 2020 Trek Marlin 5 should I get?

After measuring your height, use the below size chart to find the correct size Trek Marlin 5 for your height.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL